Mahommed Abdul Mouneim, the heir-apparent, was born on the 10th of February 1899.
Tumults and massacres of Christians occurred in 1850 and 1862, accompanied by great destruction of property; but on the whole, since the - consolidation of Ottoman rule over Syria by Abdul Mejid's ministers, Aleppo has been reviving, although its trade is more local than of old.
Its originator, Mahommed Ibn Abdul Wahhab, was born (1691) at Ayana in Nejd, and after studying in Basra and Damascus, and making the pilgrimage to Mecca returned to his native country and settled down at Huremala near Deraiya.
His son and successor, Abdul Aziz, in a rapid series of successful campaigns, extended his dominion and that of the reformed faith far beyond the limits of Nejd.
In 1801 Saud, son of the amir Abdul Aziz, led an expedition to the Euphrates, and on the festival of Bairam, the 10th of April, stormed Kerbela, put the defenders to the sword, destroyed the sacred tomb, scattered the sacred relics and returned laden with the treasures, accumulated during centuries in the sanctuary of the Shia faith.
On the 14th of October 1802 the amir Abdul Aziz, at the age of eighty-two years, was murdered by a Shia fanatic when at prayers in the mosque of Deraiya, and Salad, who had for many years led the Wahhabi armies, became the reigning amir.
The Committee transferred their attention from the Sultan Abdul Hamid to the Ottoman Parliament - which assembled on Dec. 17 1908 - as the new means to power, and continued as active as ever.
The Sultan Abdul Hamid has been charged with being the chief instigator of the counter-revolution of that month; it is more probable that he did nothing except oppose it.
The Committee had ever regarded the Sultan Abdul Hamid with deep suspicion, which the counter-revolution was held to have justified.
These soon ex tended over the whole of Cilicia and, before they had ceased, involved the death of some 20,000 Armenians and a lesser number of Moslems. Both the Government and the Sultan Abdul Hamid have been charged with responsibility for the outbreak; but instigation to the deed, though not perhaps directly from the Government, appears to have come from the Committee.
was in turn deposed in the following August and replaced by his brother, Abdul Hamid II.
In the following February, however, Midhat was dismissed and banished for supposed complicity in the murder of Abdul Aziz.
The Nischan-i-Imtiaz, or Order of Privilege, was founded by Abdul Hamid II.
in 1879 as a general order of merit in one class; the Nischan-el-Iftikhar, or Order of Glory, also one class, founded 1831 by Mahmoud II.; the Nischan-i-Mejidi, the Mejidieh, was founded as a civil and military order of merit in 1851 by Abdul Medjid.
The Nischan-i-Osmanie, the Osmanieh, for civil and military merit, was founded by Abdul Aziz in 1862; it has four classes.
Their empire, which during the reign of Abdurrahman (761-784) and his son Abdul Wahab (784-823) extended over the greater part of the modern Algeria, was known as the Ibadite Empire from Abdallah ibn Ibad, the founder of the heretical sect to which Abdurrahman belonged.
Seven princes of the Rustamite house succeeded Abdul Wahab at Tiaret, but in 909 the dynasty was overthrown by the Fatimite general al Shi`i.
Aali Pasha was one of the most zealous advocates of the introduction of Western reforms under the sultans Abdul Mejid and Abdul Aziz.
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3 1844, a younger son of the Sultan `Abdul Mejid (1822-1861).
He led a quiet and retired life, and suffered at times considerably from the jealousy and suspicion of his elder brother, the Sultan `Abdul Hamid II.
On the deposition of `Abdul Hamid he was invested as caliph (April 27 1909).
the sultan Abdul Hamid, contributed to indicate the near approach of a Russo-Turkish war.
An irade of the sultan Abdul Hamid had in 1906 recognized the existence of the Kutzo-Vlachs as a religious body (millet), forming an integral part of the Rumanian Church.
Of these tribes the most numerous are the Modaunlu, Khojehvand and Abdul Maleki, originally of Lek or Kurd stock, besides branches of the royal Afshar and Kajar tribes of Turki descent.
- During the last eight years of his reign Sultan `Abdul Hamid pursued the policy of attracting to his person those Kurdish leaders whom he found to have the greatest local power, and of creating the impression that he looked to the Kurds as his special adherents.
The sultan Abdul Aziz, thought unequal to the crisis, was hastily deposed; he was either murdered or led to commit suicide; and insurrection in Bulgaria was stamped out by massacre.
Until the reign of Abdul Mejid it was included for administrative purposes in the eyalet of Jezair (the Isles) and not in that of Anadoli.
Abdul the camel seemed happy enough tho, despite his smoking bum fur.
many devotees had mentioned this one driver, who owned his own company, Abdul.
morgue assistant manager Doctor Abdul Razzaq al-Obaidi said that about 90 percent had died violently.
tap on the shoulder and find Abdul indicating that he would like some more.
In 1742 Mahommed Ibn Salad, sheik of Deraiya, accepted his doctrines, and enforced them by his sword with such effect that before his death in 1765 the whole of eastern Nejd and El Hasa was converted to the faith of Abdul Wahhab, and accepted the political supremacy of Ibn Saud.
Buckingham started brightly and went ahead when a low shot by Abdul squirmed under the keeper and into the net.
A little later I feel a tap on the shoulder and find Abdul indicating that he would like some more.
Abdul: The North-West frontier tribesmen are attacking again without Jack Bloodnok: What?
The Robins who should have had a cricket score took the lead through Abdul Abdi after hitting the woodwork on 3 occasions.
The show's judges -- Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson -- were impressed with her performance, as was host Ryan Seacrest.
As if being a judge on American Idol doesn't draw enough attention to Paula Abdul these days -- add a broken nose to the mix.
Abdul, 44, fractured a toe, tore cartilage in her nose and bruised several areas of her body including her arm, chest and waist.
In 2004, Abdul contracted a staph infection reportedly from an unsanitary manicure.
From dance diva and pop singer to reality television star and American Idol judge, Paula Abdul seems to have done it all.
Her fans love her, and her critics -- well, they say there's more to Abdul than what you see on TV.
Paula Julie Abdul was born June 19, 1962 in San Fernando, California, to Harry Abdul and Lorraine Rykiss.
At age 8, Abdul started dance classes and at 15, won a scholarship to attend a dance camp.
After enrolling at California State University at Northridge to study broadcasting, Paula Abdul tried out and earned a spot as one of the Laker Girls with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Paula Abdul's high energy and dance skills with the Laker Girls caught the eye of many Hollywood celebrities, including The Jackson 5, who hired her to choreograph a video for their album, Victory, in 1984.
On the silver screen, Abdul helped numerous actors perfect their dance movements, including Tom Hanks in Big and Cuba Gooding Jr. in Jerry Maguire.
In 1988, Paula Abdul released her debut album, Forever Your Girl, and while it took more than a year, it finally reached number one on the Billboard 200 album sales chart.
After being out of the limelight for a few years, Paul Abdul made a huge comeback in 2002, when she started regularly appearing as one of three judges on the reality music show, American Idol.
So what's life like for Paula Abdul in between seasons of American Idol?
The premise, according to Abdul, was to allow others to see there is more to her than what is shown on Idol.
Much has been said about Paula Abdul's personal life -- it even went as far as becoming a topic on a special Valentine's Day edition of Dr. Phil in 2006.
After season two of American Idol, it was claimed that Abdul and contestant Corey Clark had an affair and that she coached him on his success during the show.
In May 2007, Abdul fell and broke her nose while trying to avoid tripping on her dog, Tulip.
Videos started circulating on the Internet in January 2007, showing Paula Abdul "swaying in her chair" during American Idol interviews and slurring her words.
Two months later, Abdul jokingly told David Letterman on his talk show that her "erratic behavior" was because she had been "abducted by aliens."
In 2007, QVC launched the line of "Paula Abdul Jewelry."
Abdul suffers from the rare neurological disorder, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).
Cowell, along with fellow judges Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson, weed through thousands of contestants before the general public chooses the ultimate winner.
A 30-year old mentally handicapped woman who was obsessed with Paula Abdul committed suicide in her car in front of the singer's home.
Her family stated that she was a huge fan of Abdul's, so much so that it bordered on obsession (okay, some call it "super-fan" or "extreme-fan", but it's still an obsession).
In a public statement, a Sherman Oaks, California police captain said that the woman had "…an infatuation with Ms. Abdul."
Los Angeles police found the 30-year old obsessed fan dead in a car in front of Paula Abdul's house in Sherman Oaks.
Paula Abdul has responded to the "extreme fan's" death by publicly stating that she is "…deeply shocked and saddened" and that her "…heart and prayers go out to her family."
Previously, there were allegations that judge Paula Abdul was sleeping with a contestant, and one obsessed fan killed herself in front of Abdul's home.
Paula Abdul's manager recently came forward saying that producers for the uber-popular singing competition have been treating her disrespectfully and behaving in an all around mean way to their client.
No word on whether the other judges' contracts have been renegotiated, but Abdul's managers are confirming that producers for the show have not approached her for a pay hike.
Since Paula Abdul left American Idol rumors have been running rampant that she plans on joining the Dancing with the Stars judging panel along with Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.
Reps for Abdul, nor Abdul herself, have confirmed such rumors.
After execs announced that comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres would be replacing Paula Abdul as a permanent judge on American Idol, fans of the show began weighing in on the decision.
This reaction comes as a relief to DeGeneres, who was reportedly worried because she didn't want Abdul to think that she "took" her job.
Paula Abdul - Abdul caused many fans of American Idol to wonder if she was under the influence of alcohol or drugs numerous times while sitting in the judges' chair.
Well, the ratings drop in the show has executives reportedly talking to Paula Abdul about coming back.
Since Simon Cowell is leaving the show at the end of this season to devote more time to other projects, turns out that he too may be trying to woo Paula Abdul.
For a star-worthy look, check out Paul Abdul jewelry.
Paul Abdul is not only an award winning musician, a choreographer and a former judge on American Idol, but is also a trend-setting jewelry designer as well.
Paula Abdul has taken her stardom to new heights with her latest endeavor: designing inspirational jewelry.
When judging American Idol, Paula Abdul had the idea to give each contestant an inspirational piece of jewelry.
Now, not only limited to those on the show, Paula Abdul extended her designs to the public in a new jewelry collection is called Forever Your Girl.
Whether it is for you or for someone special, a piece of jewelry from the Forever Your Girl collection by Paula Abdul is sure to provide inspiration while looking fashionable and trendy.
Be sure to watch HSN to catch Paula Abdul selling her jewelry and showcasing her latest designs.
She's known for everything from catchy music and being a judge on American Idol to her killer wardrobe and great hairstyles: Paula Abdul clearly has a lock on the industry with her multifaceted list of talents and her glamorous style.
Though millions of youngsters know her as the softy judge on American Idol, Paula Abdul is recognized around the world as a noted choreographer, dancer, and singer.
Of course, many became familiar with Abdul when she shot to the top of the pop charts with her hit single, "Straight Up."
The late '90s brought Abdul into sleeker territory.
Through the years, Abdul's look has changed dramatically - perhaps not as dramatically as some celebrities, but enough to note her desire to try new things and experiment without changing her overall feminine, sophisticated look.
One need only glance through Abdul's photographs to witness the changes she's undergone over time: the woman is clearly a master of stylistic transitions that don't bow to trends.
If you've seen even one episode of American Idol, you know exactly what to expect from Abdul.
To match her sunny attitude, Abdul is never without a smile, a perfectly made up face, a fabulous outfit, and great hair to match.
Although each Idol season seems to have its share of controversies, often involving Abdul in some way or another, it's safe to say that her hair is one thing that remains unquestionably glamorous.
If you've got your eye on Abdul's hair, you know there's one thing she never shies away from: experimentation.
So many celebrities are envied for their hairstyles: Paula Abdul definitely stands out with her sassy locks.
Worn loose and tumbling down her back, Abdul's long hair lends the multitasking star a decidedly youthful look.
To keep it healthy, Abdul ensures her hair is trimmed every six weeks.
A slight departure from the Abdul look we're all typically used to seeing, the star's short medium hair style suited her well.
Abdul has sported this look with golden highlights running through caramel colored hair.
That's probably more to do with the fact that their team of hairstylists can do what no woman can easily accomplish on her own, but props to Abdul for not holding back when it comes to wearing her hair up.
If you've ever waged war against your hair and fought its natural tendency to curl or lay flat, you might look at Abdul in a whole new light after learning that her hair is naturally very curly.
Despite that, Abdul has pulled off a multitude of looks that range from softly wavy to ramrod straight.
Though we may not all have access to a team of stylists on a regular basis, we can all experiment and be bold, a la Ms. Abdul!
The number featured frequent musical guest Paula Abdul (as herself) and Drop Dead Diva co-stars April Bowlby (Stacy), Kate Levering (Kim), Jackson Hurst (Grayson) and Josh Stamberg (Parker).
May 9, 1998; almost disqualified from cheer camp, Paula Abdul saves the day when she agrees to be a member of the Spartan cheerleading squad.
Paula Abdul, the judge who is bound to love your singing on American Idol, brings to the table her experience as a top-selling pop artist and respected choreographer.
Abdul was born Paula Julie Abdul on June 19, 1962, in San Fernando, CA.
It was while dancing for the L.A. Lakers in 1984 that Abdul was discovered by member of the Jackson family and hired to choreograph an upcoming video for their album Victory.
With the rising popularity of the new music video medium in the 1980s, Abdul's services as a choreographer were soon in high demand.
Abdul also choreographed videos for Prince, INXS, Duran Duran, and Dolly Parton, among others.
In addition to choreographing music videos, Abdul has also worked on several films and television programs.
Abdul's music career began with a self-funded demo recording in 1987.
Just before the release of Spellbound, one of Abdul's back-up singers, Yvette Marine, sued Virgin Records.
After Spellbound, Abdul took a beating in the press over claims she had developed a weight problem and was lampooned by many late night comic shows.
Also in 1995, Abdul released her third album, Head Over Heels.
Abdul has been a member of the American Idol judging team since the show's 2002 beginning.
Some began to view Abdul's on-air behavior as erratic and rumors began to circulate about drug or alcohol abuse.
Corey Clark, a contestant on season 2 of American Idol, claimed on a 2005 episode of Primetime Live that he had had an affair with Abdul while he was a contestant on the show.
Abdul is reported to be working with her fellow American Idol judge Randy Jackson on a forth album.
Abdul was married to actor Emilio Estevez from 1992 - 1994.
In a 2006 Valentine's Day television special, Abdul allowed Dr. Phil to set her up on two dates and give her advice about her love life.
The celebrity judging panel was made up of Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson.
Clark popped up again in 2005, when he claimed to have had an affair with judge Paula Abdul during the filming of his season.
Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, and Paula Abdul all maintained their roles.
The judging team of Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, and Paula Abdul remained in place during season 4, and Ryan Seacrest remained on as host.
Abdul's Idol future appeared to be threatened briefly, when expelled contestant Corey Clark from season 2 resurfaced and claimed to have had an affair with Abdul.
The gang is all here again, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, and Paula Abdul judging the contestants, and Ryan Seacrest hosting the proceedings.
Finally, no matter what audition date you choose to attend, don't expect to rub elbows with celebrity judges Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell.
At the impound lot you'll find Barb, Mark, Tracey, Andrea, Leeanne, Rudy, Larry, Rob, John, Yolanda, and Abdul.
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